William Henderson (priest)

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The Very Reverend William Henderson (Walter William Ouless)

The Very Rev William George Henderson DD (1819 – 24 September 1905) was Dean of Carlisle[1] from 1884 to his death in 1905.

Early life[edit]

Henderson was born in 1819.[2] He attended Magdalen College, Oxford.[3]


Henderson was a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, his alma mater[4] and a Tutor at Durham University. He was Master of Hatfield College, Durham, from 1851 to 1852.[5]

Henderson was ordained in 1859. He was then Headmaster of Victoria College, Jersey, and Leeds Grammar School before his appointment to the Carlisle Deanery.

He died on 24 September 1905.


  1. ^ Deans of Carlisle
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ The Times, Friday, 6 Nov 1846; pg. 5; Issue 19387; col B University Intelligence AD EUNDEM MASTER OF ARTS
  4. ^ The Times, Thursday, 11 Apr 1850; pg. 8; Issue 20460; col D University Intelligence. Oxford, 10 April Fellows of Magdalen College
  5. ^ [1]
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Oakley
Dean of Carlisle
Succeeded by
Charles Ridgeway